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Dr. Trey Moeller Named as New USD #499 Superintendent

The Galena Unified School District 499 is pleased to announce that a contract for Superintendent of the Galena School District has been offered to Dr. Trey Moeller.  Dr. Moeller is currently an Assistant Superintendent at Webb City.  He has worked in the Webb City School District as an Assistant Superintendent since 2011, and for the Webb City School District as a Principal, Assistant Principal, and teacher for a total of . . .

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Order a Yearbook

To order a yearbook for high school or PreK-8th grade  please do ONE of the following:    To order using a credit card or to add a custom name on the cover: H igh School yearbook - click here PreK-8th grade yearbook - click here  and choose Liberty Elementary   To order with cash or a check, print out the paper below and send the order form, along with your . . .

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Miss Kansas Visits GHS & GMS Students

Miss Kansas 2018, Hannah Klaassen, visited Galena High School and Middle School students on Wednesday, February 6, to talk to students about the dangers of distracted driving.  The Miss Kansas organization has partnered with the Kansas Department of Transportation to spread the word across the state about "traffic safety issues."  Miss Kansas travels to schools that participate in the SAFE - Seatbelts Are For . . .

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Spring Alumni & Teacher of the Semester Honored

The Galena High School Student Council recently honored two individuals that have made a positive impact on students in the USD #499 school district.  The presentation was made at halftime of the Galena-Frontenac boys basketball game by the GHS Student Council officers:  President Madyson Cox, Vice President Hannah Huffman, Secretary Bradley King, and Utility Officer Adyson DeCocq.   The . . .

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King Blake and Queen Jodie Crowned at Basketball Homecoming

Congratulations to Seniors Blake Booth and Jodie Howard for being chosen as the 2019 Basketball Homecoming King and Queen!!!  This years attendants were Juniors Tyler McGinnis and Averi McNeal, Sophomores Gage Brett and Addysin Scarrow, and Freshmen Blaik Kimberling and Malorie Bogle.  The Lady Bulldogs overpowered the Baxter Spring Lions by a 47-44 score while the GHS Boys Basketball team fell to . . .

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Liberty Students Learn By Using Dash Robots

Students at Liberty Elementary had the opportunity to use Dash robots to learn to code and learn more about computer science.  Third and fourth grade students practiced basic coding and programming skills by using a drag and drop coding app on the iPads.  They were able to apply these basic skills by creating a maze of road for their Dash robot to drive through, using the code they developed.  The fourth grade students . . .

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GHS Band Students to March in Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade

Seventeen Galena High School students were recently chosen to be a part of the Mid-America All-Star Marching Band.  This band, sponsored by Pittsburg State University, consists of top high school band students in the four state area.  The students will be traveling to Chicago to participate in the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 16th.  GHS students receiving this honor include:  Michael Brownlee, . . .

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JC Shelton Chosen for Shrine Bowl

Congratulations to JC Shelton for being chosen to play in the 2019 Shrine Bowl.  Shrine Bowl athletes are nominated by their respective coaches for the honor of playing in the game.  The Kansas Shrine Bowl is played each year and is a way for the Kansas Shriners to raise money to benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children.  Only the top athletes in the state are chosen to play in this game. This . . .

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